2021 Kia K5 GT Review // The Almost Performance Sedan

28 Feb 2021
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Is the 2021 KIA K5 GT (CAD $39,995, USD $34,950) a true performance sedan? With a 2.5-Liter four-cylinder making 290 Horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque travelling through KIA’s own 8-speed wet dual-clutch transmission it certainly aims to be. Watch!! SUBSCRIBE!!!
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  • This thing would look great as a wagon.

    Michael VMichael VVor 6 Stunden
  • I wouldn’t mind this as a daily driver

    Julian PerezJulian PerezVor 18 Stunden
  • I’ve been wondering for a while are you guys gays? No trousers two guys is a dead ringer

    Senad MusicSenad MusicVor 2 Tage
  • At the end of the day it’s a KIA aimed at non car people who will just look at the power figures and be impressed. The fact there’s no LSD proves my point

    ollie-tollie-tVor 4 Tage
  • My great grandfather was 6'4 he used to drive tiny cars no probably.

    Leggon ArmLeggon ArmVor 4 Tage
  • Germans don't use ss these days ,🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Andre HarveyAndre HarveyVor 4 Tage
  • Whish we had this in europe….

    Mercury_F12Mercury_F12Vor 4 Tage
  • Looks like dodge dart's older brother

    Iyobel EzraIyobel EzraVor 5 Tage
  • More like, the GT that is available almost nowhere.

    Penis MightierPenis MightierVor 5 Tage
  • Perfect intro. Well done

    Westley MutzigerWestley MutzigerVor 6 Tage
  • This review is hilarious. Great job

    John B. DunkerJohn B. DunkerVor 6 Tage
  • ok please update the logo

    Mohd IkhwanMohd IkhwanVor 6 Tage
  • Is it just me or does anyone else see a 2002 Mitsubishi Galant in the front end???

    bigboic09bigboic09Vor 7 Tage
  • Kia didn’t f around with the designing of this damn car.

    SolarRayzz5 5SolarRayzz5 5Vor 8 Tage
  • 35 grand for that thing? I'm definitely glad I bought my GLI

    MeltingRubberZ28MeltingRubberZ28Vor 8 Tage
  • Stop making videos about Hyundai Kia and comparing them to Audi without mentioning that Hyundai Kia brought over former Audi designers. That is why there are so many design elements from the VW AG

    SimonSimonVor 9 Tage
  • TRASH ,rather get a charger 392..

    DjzulumaskDjzulumaskVor 9 Tage
  • Get a GLI lol that one has differential and adaptive suspension on the auotbahn 2021 and 35th edition

    Miguel TovarMiguel TovarVor 11 Tage
  • so then why say audi and not oodi?

    Spicy FireballSpicy FireballVor 13 Tage
  • 10:36 there are a lot of cars that have full rear light bars.....

    Spicy FireballSpicy FireballVor 13 Tage
  • 12:35 well i would take buttons, why? well i drove tucson and sportage and both have same problem when you are in drive and want change gears with "stick" auto trans, you push it left and its difficult to shift cuz leg is in way, vag does it. better you push it to right side and you can shift it with no problem.

    Dincic AlexDincic AlexVor 13 Tage
  • guys do your home work please , PLEASE .... MR peter Schreyer who was working for Audi ( head designer of Audi for 20 years ) has designed this K5 car ...How come you are not aware of it ???? of course the rear end of this car is an AUDI inspired .....even the word KIA means : Korean Imitated Audi =KIA ....... A big fan of Peter from IRAN

    ampicilineampicilineVor 14 Tage
  • How reliable is this car?

    JCatalan CJCatalan CVor 15 Tage
    • easily last 6 years and 100k km ( or miles)

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevVor 13 Tage
  • You guys are hilarious. We Koreans envy the North American market because all the best Korean cars first introduced in the NA market. We don't have the K5 GT yet.

    Indiana ChungIndiana ChungVor 15 Tage
  • Brilliant open. I come for the humor and stay for the cars.

    beowoulf355beowoulf355Vor 17 Tage
  • compare this to the camry v6, accord 2.0t and Mazda 6 2.5t.... this is cheaper, faster or as fast, and fun!

    zackychan financialzackychan financialVor 18 Tage
  • You could name this channel Driving in Snow.:) Seriously, good stuff guys.

    Steve WiseSteve WiseVor 19 Tage
  • if not AWD should have just made it RWD

    806Texan806TexanVor 20 Tage
    • @806Texan *Yes, but it's not a Vette/Stang/Camaro. All weather driving is still a concern for buyers of this category of cars.* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 15 Tage
    • @Catholic Firefighter true, but this car is supposed to be geared towards performance and driving experience 1st, not how well it does in inclement weather

      806Texan806TexanVor 16 Tage
    • *FWD gives Snow belt drivers a chance (w/snow tires and Traction Control ON).* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • Still Honda accord👌🏼

    Pardip PandherPardip PandherVor 21 Tag
    • *Not anymore. KIA takes it.💯* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • 🤣 that intro

    YutoSIYutoSIVor 22 Tage
  • Aren’t these guys canadian? Thought the GT was AWD in Canada

    Matt HevenMatt HevenVor 22 Tage
    • *AWD is not available with the 2.5L GT in any country. GT-Line 1.6L yes, 2.5L GT no.* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • Just FYI, the digital gauge cluster isn't offered in the U.S.

    Lucidleo1975Lucidleo1975Vor 23 Tage
  • Kia is on fire!

    Marty OwensMarty OwensVor 25 Tage
    • *They sure are!* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • Sorry, its sounds crap.

    jhndijkmanjhndijkmanVor 25 Tage
    • *Actually, it sounds good.* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • Anyone else watch TH with subtitles just to laugh at how the CC translates their accents? If not then do it trust me! Lmao!!

    Matt's WorldMatt's WorldVor 26 Tage
  • I have a 2021 Honda Accord 2.0t Sport. I love it but I wish it has a sport tuned suspension. The 2021 Kia K5 needs a LSD. Kia K5 GT is sporty looking and arguably a very attractive car, but I prefer my Accord for city driving. The Kia I drove in Florida was more like $36000 USD.

    Kat AlexandrovaKat AlexandrovaVor 26 Tage
    • *Accord to Honda's website, Touring is more like $37,295 USD and the Accord Sport 2.0t is $32,110 USD. KIA's website shows the K5 GT w/GT1 Package is $34,590 USD and the K5 GT 2.5L at $30,590 USD.* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • From what I can determine, KIA built 10 of these!

    Ron MorrisRon MorrisVor 27 Tage
    • *I checked AutoTrader, K5 GT's are everywhere!* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • Definitely agree with Thomas on the shifter. I'd rather have a shifter instead of the push buttons,I can't give in to that concept quite yet. Loving the direction Kia Hyundai are going with their appreciation of sedans not being totally out of style! Only if GM would follow suit and give more emphasis on sedans instead of following the naysayers and criminally killing off the sedan!

    Justmy2centsJustmy2centsVor 27 Tage
  • So Raiti Rides says he loved it and didn’t have any torque steer issues in his drive and one of the first things Thomas says is there’s torque steer. So which is it 🧐

    Lamont MorganLamont MorganVor 28 Tage
  • Exaggerated sound

    Joshua OrtizJoshua OrtizVor 29 Tage
  • Great! I rather buy a awd camry and tune it! Holds better value....👍

    • *Tunes void the Warranty! Destroys the car's value....👎* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • You can get the k5 in awd

    Gary StumpGary StumpVor Monat
    • *Only the smaller engine K5 GT-Line, not the GT 2.5L.* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • $40000 is mega expensive

    David HeinigDavid HeinigVor Monat
    • I wasn't too far off. Just an estimate

      David HeinigDavid HeinigVor 12 Tage
    • @David Heinig well first of all, many people overpay for a car just for bragging rights, second, most people lease, which for a 40k car is about $720 per month, I don’t know how found a car where pay $800 a month for $32000

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevVor 12 Tage
    • $32000 is expensive

      David HeinigDavid HeinigVor 12 Tage
    • Do you know what a $32000 car payment is.? You must be making $100k a year. I have a $10000 car and my payment is $305. For me a $32000 car would be over $800 a month. Not everyone is rich

      David HeinigDavid HeinigVor 12 Tage
    • @David Heinig40000k CAD is the average car price here in Canada which is like 32k US which isn’t that expensive and something that most people afford

      Adil SagadiyevAdil SagadiyevVor 13 Tage
  • “ we can talk abute whatever you like. It’s not abute, it’s about. Abute, about I’m hearing the same thing”

    Yassine DjiwaYassine DjiwaVor Monat
  • What a cool name for a car 😏😁

    junior umakijunior umakiVor Monat
    • *What an intelligent reply for a car person.😏😁* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • Looks like a nice upgrade to my Mitsubishi Galant 2003. Most new cars are fucking ugly but this Kia is so beautiful. It looks like a Galant

  • why people hate on KIA's logo ? i love that logo and the new one is really ugly. i mean the hyundai logo is not ugly ? why nobody say anything about that ?

    SpectreSpectreVor Monat
  • I agree with James. I prefer a wet VAG. Lol

    Randy SchwartzRandy SchwartzVor Monat
  • awesome intro guys! best yet!

    Rob GatlingRob GatlingVor Monat
  • that is my car!!! i love him so much.

    • Dang should I get this or the GT line

      M2ohamadM2ohamadVor Monat
  • That intro was solid gold and all of it needed to be said.

    Alex LaJeunesseAlex LaJeunesseVor Monat
  • Nit pick. You keep saying it's on summer tires but at 9:17 the shot of the left front wheel, the sidewall clearly says P-Zero All-Season. Slackers.. 😉

    ronny Brownronny BrownVor Monat
  • Man I wish we got the digital cluster and that sick Grey color here in the US. Car would of been sold.

    Stanster SStanster SVor Monat
  • arent these listed as all wheel drive???

    papasquat 315papasquat 315Vor Monat
    • *No, that's only available on the smaller engine GT-Line.* *👍 🇹 🇷 🇺 🇲 🇵 👍*

      Catholic FirefighterCatholic FirefighterVor 16 Tage
  • For me SUV : KIA sorento Sedan : Hyundai sonata

    Fast HandFast HandVor Monat
  • Thank you guys for making me really confident on going forward with purchasing this car for my first car ! This second opinion is what I needed to hear

    Giovanny GonzalezGiovanny GonzalezVor Monat
  • Great point during the video. Kia needs an actual logo for the US. Not just the word KIA... makes me think of IKEA, and that’s not good.

    Eric C.Eric C.Vor Monat
  • Simply the best car review show today!

    matt allwoodmatt allwoodVor Monat
  • Found your video through a search when I was looking for information about the K5 GT, and I instanly subscribed when I noticed the production value and the chemistry between you two. I will definitely watch more of your videos 👍😃 Amazing job guys!

    Martin JohanssonMartin JohanssonVor Monat
  • You got me at, "It looks like something off of a Toyota from 2001".

    WoodyBLikeWoodyBLikeVor Monat
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    bhsr tkmbhsr tkmVor Monat
  • Great car for its price

  • Not sure if anyone caught “obviously Germans don’t use SS” had me dead 💀 😂

    nathan edwardsnathan edwardsVor Monat
    • @Matt McAhren - it's just cause the Germans had a division of Nazi officers called the SS during that whole time of crazyness. So they don't want anything that reminds anyone of their war crimes

      Sheldon J PlanktonSheldon J PlanktonVor 21 Tag
    • I heard it but I don’t get it

      Matt McAhrenMatt McAhrenVor 25 Tage
    • I definitely caught it ⚡️⚡️

      Alex LaJeunesseAlex LaJeunesseVor Monat
  • Typical KIA theft of competitors designs and “making it their own”... enough already, get your own ideas

    Porch LightPorch LightVor Monat
  • Installing a more powerful motor, calling it GT, but removing AWD? What the heck were they smoking over at Kia?

    bullsharkreefbullsharkreefVor Monat
  • It looks like a Mitsubishi Gallant... No thank you!

    Gilbert HeymansGilbert HeymansVor Monat
  • You guys are too funny..

    Dee MackDee MackVor Monat
  • Best cold open. Ever. Bravo guys!

    Andrew Finch-CraverAndrew Finch-CraverVor Monat
  • It must just be me, but I like the shifter 🤷🏽‍♂️

    Meika's RoomMeika's RoomVor Monat
  • That intro was funnnny. Definitely nailed it.

    Musa BahMusa BahVor Monat
  • Also comes in AWD 👌🏽 can’t wait to buy it

    John TerrenceJohn TerrenceVor Monat
  • That intro Lol

    Vaibhav GuptaVaibhav GuptaVor Monat
  • Haha so my 2006 Subaru Legacy GT is faster, probably drives better to. Can you guys do a comparison between similar four door sedans (past and present). That bare the GT moniker?

    Stefan TankStefan TankVor Monat
  • James has that classic British sense of humor. Always appreciated!!

    etjulienetjulienVor Monat
  • Stinger is still more handsome, and while the older Stinger (pre 2022) don't have as good comfort tech, they have a significantly nicer interior, shifter, seats, etc.. The new stinger also gets the better infotainment, but no all-digital cluster still, which I don't really mind, but all digital can be nicer when they add extra features and customization to it.

    Eileen the CrowEileen the CrowVor Monat
  • The stinger badges often got replaced with that korean (E) thing or the k thing you showed. New stingers are getting the new kia logo without the oval, which I think does look better, but it's still kinda a strange logo

    Eileen the CrowEileen the CrowVor Monat
  • Kia blatantly rips off all their car designs 😂 that’s nothing new. Their whole genesis brand looks like great value Mercedes.

    Devon LeTourneauDevon LeTourneauVor Monat
  • So.... is the acceleration on this car crappy?

    Junior 21Junior 21Vor Monat
  • Stinger v6 is not available in Canada in rwd only , but soon we will be able to obtain the 2.5 T . We must wait to know if it will be available in rwd only . The cars manufacturers are afraid to send us their high performance model in rwd only, as if we had not learned to drive large American rwd barge until the 70s .

    martin martinmartin martinVor Monat
  • To me, the taillights look like an evolution of the Kia Proceed's taillights.

    TunefulDJMikeTunefulDJMikeVor Monat
  • "About' in Canadian is pronounced 'A-Boat'...at least to a Texan

    Dayne VickersDayne VickersVor Monat
  • You guys should have your own sitcom. No no. Not a car review show but a real sitcom where you guys do these awesome scenes MORE!

    Moe MilordMoe MilordVor Monat
  • I love these intros hahaha. I imagine the AWD model is much better. k5 GTs are offered in awd now.

    IanIanVor Monat
  • 5:04 to 5:22 really ring funny

    NiyiNiyiVor Monat
  • Buy GLI

    Big DBig DVor Monat
  • That digital dash looks dope

    Six Foot Four MikeSix Foot Four MikeVor Monat
  • the first minute and a half is Brilliant!

    Dave SlingbartDave SlingbartVor Monat
  • The intro is university physics in a nutshell

    Josue SimeonJosue SimeonVor Monat
  • "Germans don't use SS"

    Your Eschatology‡Your Eschatology‡Vor Monat
  • I did the Kia logo swap to the K. I’m not ashamed my cars a Kia, I just think a Flag ship should have its own logo. The K5 GT is an amazing step in the right direction for Kia. I hope they keep it up.

    Anarke626Anarke626Vor Monat
  • Sonata N-Line is EASILY the BEST looking vehicle in its class

    Johnny DwyerJohnny DwyerVor Monat
  • Would love to see you guys do a Track Test with the new Veloster N DCT. Just want to know how much it shaves off it's time from the manual.

    Johnny DwyerJohnny DwyerVor Monat
  • is it bad that we knew all of that...addiction

    Scott FreeScott FreeVor Monat
  • Also I’d like to see reviews for the KIA K900 vip!

    Lee Bowling JrLee Bowling JrVor Monat
  • I asked a dealer about the “K” badges, I was told it was a copyright issue in the USA with Lexis because they were vary similar to the “L” badges.

    Lee Bowling JrLee Bowling JrVor Monat
  • I'm going to strictly like the videos based on the quality of the intro from now on.

    ChemAndAdrenalineChemAndAdrenalineVor Monat
  • As an American car guy from the motor city I can say that Kia and Hyundai have horrible brand equity. Buying one says you’re cheap eve if the cars nice and not much cheaper than the rest.

    Jon DoeJon DoeVor Monat
  • HondeR Accord?! LOL

    MrPicklededeMrPicklededeVor 2 Monate
  • There should be an awd version for around $35k along with the stinger rwd with the same powertrain. I could see people going either way Wishlists aside, with fwd it's still class competitive in 0-60 with a little extra grunt for passing. A full $1500 lower msrp than the top powertrains on the accord/camry/mazda6 is not small if it transfers to the real world

    Caribou GooCaribou GooVor 2 Monate
  • The swear jar for comparing cars to planes is up to 100 bucks. 250 for fighter jets

    whiteandnerdytubawhiteandnerdytubaVor 2 Monate